Recently, the Asus Zenfone 2 has been rooted and the locked bootloader has been unlocked. Follow the article below to learn how to root and then unlock the bootloader of your Asus Zenfone 2. Asus really tried to bring a device with amazing specifications, and it indeed managed to surprise many techies with the 4 GB RAM Zenfone 2.
With so much RAM memory, there are unlimited things you can do to the phone to get full advantage of it. But with a locked bootloader, you are very limited in terms of what you can do with your phone. You can root the phone without having to unlock the bootloader but you can only modify the current system. You need an unlocked bootloader to install firmwares and flash custom ROMs.
Recently, there has been found a method which easily unlocks the bootloader on the Asus Zenfone 2. The process is straightforward and you only need ADB drivers installed and root access.
You can find out more about how to root the phone on this link: How To Root Asus Zenfone 2 With 1 Click Root Tool
Once you have rooted your Asus Zenfone 2, follow the guide below to unlock the bootloader.
Steps to unlock Zenfone 2 Bootloader
- Install ADB drivers for your Asus Zenfone 2.
- Open ADB Shell and enter “su” to verify root access on your phone.
- Now run the following command:
getprop ro.isn > /factory/asuskey
- Now enter:
Now the phone will go to recovery mode, updating the software and then it will reboot, displaying a white boot animation background. If the background is black, the phone still has a locked bootloader. Also, this method will not wipe data.